Airbus has secured European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its longer-range Airbus A330-200 and has started production of its first A330neo. The 242-tonne maximum take-off weight (MTOW) A330-200 was launched in 2012. It can fly up to 15 hours or 7,250 nm (13,400 km) nonstop, adding up to 350 nm range to the baseline 238-tonne model. It joins the 242-tonne A330-300, which was certified in April. “Thanks to aerodynamic refinements and engine enhancements, operators ...

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